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Tree limbs fall on, hurts highway worker

A Pierce County Highway Department employee was injured when a tree limb fell on him Friday.

Brent Gregg was hurt in the accident reported to the Ellsworth Fire Department shortly before 2 p.m. at CTH K and 850th Street in the Town of Trimbelle, according to Pierce County Highway Commissioner Chad Johnson. Gregg was transported by the Ellsworth Ambulance Service to Regions Hospital in St. Paul, where a spokesperson said Monday he’d been discharged.

Road construction has been underway in the vicinity of the accident.